East Bay Home Services & Delivery Guide

Some listings in this guide are sponsored as noted.

If you’re a super busy parent, you will be psyched to learn about these creative and helpful home services. These businesses will bring everything from diapers to dessert right to your front door or work on your car while your child naps. Click on a category below or just browse the listings.

Thanks to Farm Fresh to You for being our guide’s charter sponsor.

 Groceries | Prepared Meals | Mobile Car Services | | Baby Delivery (heh)

Grocery delivery in the East Bay

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  • Dan’s Fresh Produce. Alameda-based hometown green grocer carries a wide variety of local growers’ produce and natural groceries. Free home delivery in Alameda.
  • Good Eggs. Good Eggs brings farm-to-fridge groceries right to you. Order online from the best local farmers & foodmakers and have them delivered to your door. Visit website or call 415-483-7344 to get started.
  • Guerilla Organics. Seasonally available local organic produce supplemented with exotic items delivers to Berkeley and Oakland. They choose, you don’t. Visit website.
  • Instacart. Shoppers will go to various grocery stores, including Whole Foods, Safeway, and Costco, and bring the bags to your door for a markup and fee. Read our review of Instacart.
  • Planet Organics. Subscribe to receive fresh grocery delivery on a weekly or biweekly basis, emphasis on fresh, local, organic. Visit website for details.
  • Postmates. Need anything from any store? Postmates is an app that will send a messenger to pick up that special cheese you really like, an iPhone charger, or anything else you want to order from a local store. Use code 4dqd to add a $10 delivery credit to your new account.
  • Safeway. Safeway will deliver same day if you order before 8.30 am. Free delivery on first order. Must order $49 or more.

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Meal delivery in the East Bay

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 Food Delivery for Oakland and Berkeley SpoonRocket
SpoonRocket is the most convenient on demand food delivery service in the Bay. They deliver delicious meals to customers in 15 minutes at the click of a button. Now offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner with a wide variety of meals including vegetarian and vegan options. See what’s being offered today > (Read our review of SpoonRocket.)
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Caviar delivers the best East Bay restaurants right to your door, whether you’re relaxing at home, working at the office, or hosting a party. Order up to a week in advance, or for delivery right away. Order online or from the free Caviar app for iOS and Android. Use code 510FAMILY5 for $5 off your order. Code can only be used once per customer, on new orders only. Code expires 6/30/2016. See which restaurants are included. Customer on Twitter says: Just ordered from @TryCaviar. Record time delivery by [courier]. Ready to enjoy now!
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Let Jessie Et Laurent fill your fridge or freezer with a variety of mealtime options. Made daily from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, meals are ordered by the week, ready to eat in minutes, and modifiable for most dietary needs. Use promo code FAMILY and save $10 on your first order. Visit website.

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  • DoorDash. Mobile app and website that enables ordering from local restaurants, including Barney’s, Homeroom, and many places where you don’t want to park to deal with take-out. See the options >
  • EAT24. Food courier service will pick up your carry-out meals for you at dozens of local restaurants. Be on the lookout for weekly coupons. Now delivering Zachary’s. See our review of Eat24>
  • Luke’s Local. Delivers seasonal produce and ready-to-eat meals. Visit website.
  • Munchery’s in-house chefs create dishes that get delivered right to your door, ready to heat when you want to eat. Menus comprising a range of cuisines change everyday. They feature homey classics (North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork), more refined choices (Olive Oil Poached Salmon) and international favorites (Korean Fried Chicken). Kids’ meals include dishes like Teriyaki Skewers and Pappardelle Bolognese. Everyone in the family can choose their own meal, and still eat dinner together. Visit website to see menus and order. Use promo code 7G3BTZCA and get $10 off your first or second order.
  • Pizza Matador serves many Oakland neighborhoods, offering partial-bake artisanal pizzas, delivered in about 15 minutes! They feature all organic, seasonal, and locally-sourced produce along with a special organic crust. New pizza combination daily; order online or via app. Currently open from 4pm to 8pm, Wednesday through Friday (or until they run out,) with plans to expand. View the website >
  • Postmates. This app will dispatch a bike messenger to pick food from any place you like. Some menus are integrated into the app and some just have a free typing area. See our review of Postmates >

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Automotive services they can do at your house

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Home delivery of baby items, not babies

  • Earth Baby Diapers. The most convenient, eco-responsible, and affordable diapering solution for your baby & your earth. EarthBaby provides home delivery of all your diapering needs and reduces your environmental footprint by eliminating diapers and wipes from Bay Area landfills. First month of delivery service + a pack of diapers is free with code 510Families. Read our review of Earth Baby.
  • Doulaville. Need another set of nurturing hands on deck as your family adjusts to life with a newborn? Doulaville is a collective through which you’ll find someone to come to your home and support you.
  • Massage for Moms. Lori Columbo will bring her massage table to your house at a mutually convenient time. Naptime? Bedtime? You name it. Read about our experience >
  • Postmates. This mobile app will dispatch a bike messenger to pick up whatever you like when you can’t do it yourself. Think baby medicine, grocery essentials, or diapers within the hour. See our review of Postmates >
  • Zeel.com. On-demand in-home massage booking. Includes chair massage for the shy. Book a masseuse for your next mom’s group gathering?

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All decisions for this guide were made by Heather and Whitney (with a little help from our friends), founders of 510families.com, we apologize for any errors or glaring omissions. Promotional consideration was paid by sponsored listings as indicated. If you’d like to be considered for future East Bay Guides, please contact us at ads@510families.com for information.

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